Tuesday 21st September 2021,
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Lisa Dixon Attempting Red-Herring

Lisa Dixon Attempting Red-Herring A Guest Author submission from campaigner ANDY STRANGEWAY, offering further clarification on the fall-out from Monday’s crucial ARGOS vote. ~~~~~ It is becoming clear, to both Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) Councillors and residents, that Lisa Dixon, [...]

September 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: Out For The Count?

ARGOS: Out For The Count? – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on events at the meeting of Scarborough Borough Council on Monday 6th September 2021, providing eye-witness testimony – followed by a brief analysis from Guest Author [...]

September 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rape of Whitby Harbour

The Rape of Whitby Harbour – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an attempted ‘All You Need to Know’ guide to the action against SBC regarding what one Councillor has described as ‘an act of corporate plunder’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

July 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next?

‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the prospects for the No Confidence motion and (of course) the consequences. ~~~~~ As I predicted last weekend, we have not had long to wait for [...]

December 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Fudges DBID Debate

SBC Fudges DBID Debate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on abuse of process by our local government public servants. ~~~~~ The world of academia recognises two distinct types of chaos. The first type of chaos (the [...]

November 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up-to-speed on developments in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga. ~~~~~ Unsurprisingly, news that Councillors Alf ABBOTT [Con.] and Bill CHATT [CIM] have tabled a [...]

November 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID Crisis – The Way Out

DBID Crisis – The Way Out an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up the way out of another disastrous error of judgement. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 22nd October, the North Yorks Enquirer published my article “FREEZE the BID? [...]

October 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: “He Said, She Said”

DBID: “He Said, She Said” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating the DBID integrity saga and presenting (with thanks to Councillor Eileen MURPHY [Ind.]) a response by Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.] to some (but not all) of [...]

October 11, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Night of the Long Noses

DBID: Night of the Long Noses an “in My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing some “openness and transparency”, in the public interest, on the Pinnochio contest that is presently driving a wedge into the heart of the SBC Labour [...]

October 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council